Gymboree will pay the state $463,600 to settle complaints it denied workers meal breaks due under Massachusetts Meal Break Law, state Attorney General Martha Coakley's office said. Gymboree, a San Francisco-based children’s retailer with eight stores in Massachusetts, agreed to pay $130,000 to current and former managers who worked between July 1, 2009 and July 1, 2011. The company will also pay $320,000 in penalties to the state, and allocate $13,600 to update company policies to ensure future compliance with the Massachusetts Wage Act.
Camp Hill, Pa. -- Rite Aid Corp. has agreed to pay $2.1 million to Massachusetts towns to settle alleged prescription drug overcharges under the workers’ compensation insurance system. Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Wednesday that Rite Aid has overcharged state agencies and at least 100 cities and towns to fill prescriptions for people receiving workers' compensation since 2002. The company did not admit wrongdoing in the settlement, which entails a payment of $1.05 million to the state and $1 million to cities and towns.
Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley said Monday that the state has reached an agreement with CVS Pharmacy in which the pharmacy chain will repay the state and public entities $2.65 million for alleged prescription drug overcharges. According to Coakley, $1.3 million will go to about 200 cities and towns, as well as other public entities, that allegedly had been overcharged since 2002 for prescriptions covered under the workers compensation insurance system.A CVS Caremark Corp. spokesman said the company has not admitted liability or wrongdoing, but agreed to settle the matter to avoid the expense of a further investigation.The remaining